La Liga has launched an ambitious Football Center in Dubai sports city. Ths will bring a whole new experience for all football enthusiasts in the region.
Dubai , Dubai
28 October 2020, 12:00 AM
07 November 2020, 12:00 AM
Dubai is all set to further scale new heights as a truly international sporting hub after the unveiling of La liga Football Center at Dubai Sports City, on Monday. The new venture has promised to be a new world-class destination for football development and entertainment in the UAE and beyond.
The center was launched in the presence of Saeed Hareb, General Secretary of Dubai Sports Council, Khalid Al Zarooni, President, Dubai Sports City, Fernando Sanz, President, La Liga Foundation, Gaizka Mendieta, La Liga Ambassador, Maite Ventura, Managing Director for La Liga in the Mena region and Hussein Murad, CEO, Inspiratus.
The Football Center DSC will also become the home of Footlab — the world’s first indoor football performance and entertainment park. Footlab will bring a whole new experience for all football enthusiasts in the region, with next-generation skill measurement and immersive activities and entertainment options for all ages.
Murad, CEO of Inspiratus, the sports management agency of La Liga Academy and La Liga HPC and CEO of The Football Center said, “It’s time to take the next step forward. We began with the La Liga Academy and then moved forward to the La Liga High Performance Centre. Today, with the start of The Football Centre we feel we are in a position to offer a better platform to our youngsters to pursue and realise their footballing dreams in the professional sphere,” he said.
Saeed Hareb, General Secretary of Dubai Sports Council said in his opening comments: “Since entry in the UAE in 2013, La Liga has always been on the lookout to further improve the standard of sports here. And it’s not just about football as we have youngsters who have been excelling in rugby and cricket as well here. There is no doubt that we have ample talent in the UAE and surrounding region, and all they need is the right pathway towards the future.”